Meet the cast & production Team of "Wife After Death"
JACQUI WARNER - Betty
Jacqui has been involved in theatre since 2004. She has appeared in numerous productions at a community theatre level and has won various acting awards, including two best actor and best supporting actor awards at Darlington Theatre Players and Most Outstanding Performance at Kalamunda Dramatic Society. She has also received nomination for best supporting actress at the Independent Theatre Association Awards for The Cemetery Club (Doris) 2006, Romeo and Juliet (Nurse), The Birthday Party (Meg) 2007, Butterflies are Free (Mrs Baker) 2008. Jacqui has also been involved in several semi-professional shows including The Birthday Party for Lawson Productions (2008) and ‘Allo ‘Allo (2009) at the Regal Theatre. She was last seen as "Mum" in The Anniversary at the Marloo Theatre ( 2018). This is Jacqui’s sixth performance for Serial Productions having previously performed in Open All Hours (2012), Blackadder the Third(2014), Noises Off (2015), The Importance of Being Earnest (2016) and Wife After Death (2017) Jacqui is also a founding Director of Serial Productions.
JOE ISAIA - Charlie
A regular cast member in previous Serial productions, Joe likes nothing better than hearing the laughter of an entertained audience. Previously seen in Blackadder goes forth, Blackadder the third and The Importance of Being Earnest, Joe also had the pleasure of directing the very successful Noises Off for Serial Productions back in 2015.The Foreigner gives Joe the rare opportunity of reprising the role of Charlie, a character he grew to know and love several years ago at the Marloo Theatre.When not hanging around local theatres Joe earns his living as a High School Teacher.
KYLIE ISAIA - Catherine
Kylie has been involved in community theatre for over 30 years. She has been fortunate to have portrayed significant roles in all genres of theatre. Some of the most memorable include: Irma (Irma La Douce); Tourvel (Dangerous Liaisons), Sally Bowles (I am a Camera), Sister Mary Amnesia (Nunsense 1 and 2), Laura (The Woman who Cooked Her Husband), Chris (Calendar Girls) and Vi (Footloose). Two of the most challenging and rewarding roles have been as Tina (Days in the Dark) and Lady MacBeth (MacBeth), both of which earned Kylie Finley nominations for best actress. In 2015 Kylie had the privilege of working with the renowned talents of writer John Beaton, and director Aarne Neeme in the role of Pearl for the sultry, jukebox style, premiere musical Basin Street Blues. Professionally, Kylie has worked in Music Hall and over 15 years as a cabaret artist and jazz vocalist for the duos Ain’t Misbehavin’ and Le Jazz Hot. Kylie joined Serial Productions as a director early in 2017. This is her second on-stage production with this small and very friendly theatre company, having played Poppy in the highly successful 2016 season of Noises Off.
RAY EGAN - Froggy
Details to come
RICHARD HADLER - Owen
Richard has been performing in Community Theatre for 5 years. He made his stage debut in Ellenbrook Theatre Companies production of 'Death By Chocolate'(2014). He appeared in several more shows at Ellenbrook including 'The Darling Buds Of May' (2016) and 'Aladdin'(2016). He has also appeared in numerous shows at The Marloo Theatre including 'Macbeth'(2014), 'It's My Party'(2015), 'Scrooge'(2016), for which he earned an ITA Finley Award nomination for best Actor in a musical, and 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf'(2017) again earning a nomination at The Finleys for best lead actor and winning best lead actor at The Darlington Theatre Players awards. Richard has also appeared at The Garrick Theatre and Most recently The Old Mill theatre, playing King Arthur in 'Camelot'(2018). The Foreigner is Richards debut for Serial Productions.
RODNEY VAN GRONINGEN - Rev. David
Rodney has been performing in Perth theatres for a number of years. He has been in numerous plays at the Garrick Theatre including The Odd Couple (2011), Light Shining on Buckinghamshire (2012), Project Macbeth (2013) and Midsummer Night’s Dream (2014).Cinderella (2017) He has also performed at many other theatres including KADS theatre, Amy’s View (2008) The First Henry (2015), GRADS, Twelfth Night (2011) and Marloo Theatre, Jesus Christ Superstar (2007), My Very Own Story (2007), Aida (2012) and Key For Two (2013) The Foreigner (2016).He performed at the Regal Theatre as Captain Bertorelli in ‘Allo ‘Allo (2009). He was nominated for an ITA Finley Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Sam in The Cemetery Club (Marloo Theatre 2006). He was last seen as ????? in Relatively Speaking at Garrick Theatre (2017). This is Rodney’s sixth performance for Serial Productions having previously performed in Blackadder Goes Forth (2013), Blackadder the Third (2014),Noises Off (2015), The Importance of Being Earnest (2016) and Wife After Death (2017)
STEVEN OZANNE - Ellard Simms
Steven is a young man from Orange Grove in the Perth foothills. A rural boy growing up on horseback standing in manure and life in a place that is so close to the rest of the world but just out of the way that it drives him wild. At the ripe young age of eleven his Primary School teacher advised theatre as an outlet for energy. Steven didn’t take much heed until his first year at Mazenod where he started being an official drama student. It was soon realised that he had the knack for entertaining, taking a shine to high energy dramatic styles like Commedia dell Arte. He joined KADS in 2015 and has participated in the Youth group and even come to help teach them on some occasions. Steven perfomed in KADS 2018 production of "The Last Train to Freo". This is Steven's first show with Serial Productions.
ROBERT WARNER - DIRECTOR & STAGE MANAGER
Rob has been involved with community & professional theatre for over 20 years and has Stage Managed more than 40 shows in various venues including the Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre, The UWA Dolphin Theatre and the Regal Theatre. Most recently Rob enjoyed his directorial debut with The Foreigner at Marloo Theatre of which he is currently the President. Rob is also a founding Direcor of Serial Productions.
George learned the art of set construction whilst involved in Whitehorse Musical Theatre in melbourne a number of years ago. Since moving to Perth he has started designing the sets as well as building them.
He has designed & built sets for Marloo Theatre, Old Mill Theatre, Garrick Theatre, Melville Theatre & Serial Productions , winning many club awards & the ITA Best Set award for The Darling Buds of May ( Marloo Theatre), Noises Off( Serial Productions), Footloose (Marloo Theatre) & The Foreigner ( Marloo Theatre)
Lesley Sutton - Props & Set Dressing
Lesley has been organising, sourcing & making props for community theatre for over 15 years. Whilst working mainly at the Marloo Theatre in Greenmount, she has also worked at Garrick Theatrte, Old Mill Theatre and the Regal Theatre. Lesly has done a superb job of props and set dressing for all of Serial Productions shows to date.